1. [ verb ] lightly throw to see which side comes up, as of coins
Synonyms: toss

"I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"

Related terms: turn
2. [ noun ] (sport) an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
Synonyms: somersault somersaulting
Related terms: tumble flip-flop somersault
3. [ verb ] cause to go on or t be engaged; set in operation
Synonyms: throw switch

"switch on the light" "throw the lever"

Related terms: engage switch_on switch_off switch
4. [ verb ] throw or toss with a quick motion
Synonyms: jerk flick

"flick a piece of paper across the table" "jerk his head"

Related terms: push propel flick
5. [ noun ] (food) hot or cold alcoholic drink containing beaten egg
Related terms: mixed_drink
6. [ noun ] (games) the act of flipping a coin
Synonyms: toss
Related terms: throw
7. [ adjective ] marked by casual disrespect
Synonyms: insolent impudent snotty-nosed

"a flip answer to serious question" "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"

Related terms: disrespectful
8. [ verb ] go mad, go crazy
Synonyms: flip_out

"He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"

Related terms: change
9. [ verb ] throw or toss with a light motion
Synonyms: toss pitch sky

"flip me the beachball" "toss me newspaper"

Related terms: fling throw_back submarine lag pass pitch
10. [ verb ] throw or toss with a quick motion
Synonyms: flick jerk

"flick a piece of paper across the table" "jerk his head"

Related terms: push propel flipper
11. [ verb ] cause to move with a flick
Synonyms: flick

"he flicked his Bic"

Related terms: throw pass
12. [ verb ] reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
Synonyms: switch alternate flip-flop tack interchange
Related terms: change_by_reversal reversal tack
13. [ verb ] toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
Synonyms: twitch
Related terms: move pass
14. [ verb ] look through a book or other written material
Synonyms: flick leaf riffle riff thumb

"He thumbed through the report" "She leafed through the volume"

Related terms: peruse leaf
15. [ verb ] turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
Synonyms: turn_over flip_over

"flip a coin" "turn over the pancakes"

Related terms: turn turnover
16. [ noun ] (sport) a toe jump that takes off from the back inside edge of one skate and lands on the back outside edge of the other
Related terms: toe_jump
17. [ noun ] (sport) a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
Related terms: dive
18. [ noun ] (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
Synonyms: toss pass

"the pass was fumbled"

Related terms: throw centering sport chuck
Similar spelling:   Flippo